By Brendan Byrne
With this examine of the Gospel of Mark, Brendan Byrne completes his trilogy of works at the Synoptic Gospels. Mark, the Cinderella gospel, as Byrne says, languished for millennia within the shadow of Matthew ("the first gospel") and Luke. starting within the 19th century, students exposed what's now normally authorised because the much more likely state of affairs: that Mark was once the pioneer, making a new literary style ("gospel") within which to speak the "Good information of Jesus Christ." This excellent news in accordance with Mark is largely a message of freedom a freedom, although, that does "not occur at no cost: a price to Jesus, a value to the daddy, and a price to these known as to affiliate themselves together with his existence and mission." Mark holds out to us either the associated fee and the promise of freedom.
A high priced Freedom joins The Hospitality of God (on Luke) and Lifting the Burden (on Matthew) to make up a collection of essential partners to the gospels for preachers, academics, and people who easily are looking to learn the gospels for figuring out and a deepening in their spirituality and faith.
Brendan Byrne, SJ, is professor of recent testomony at Jesuit Theological collage, Parkville, Victoria, Australia. A member of the Pontifical Biblical fee (1990 '96) and Fellow of the Australian Academy of the arts (2000 '), he's the writer of 9 books and editor in leader of the theological magazine Pacifica.
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A Costly Freedom: A Theological Reading of Mark's Gospel by Brendan Byrne